Food manufacture

Physical and Chemical Contamination

Duration: approximately 3 hours self-paced

Gain knowledge and understanding in the importance of preventing and detecting chemical and physical contamination in a food factory. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Describe the types of food contamination
  • Explain how to prevent chemical contamination
  • Explain the key points of the chemical handling process
  • Understand how to prevent metal contamination
  • Recognise the importance of handling glass, brittle plastic and ceramics in a food factory
  • Understand what is included in a handling of glass, brittle plastic or ceramics procedure
  • Identify key features of a glass, brittle plastic and ceramics breakage procedure
  • Summarise how to prevent wood and other physical contamination of products
  • Recognise what raw material checks should be performed to prevent contamination
  • Summarise how the food operative can be a source of contamination